Monday, March 31, 2014

By Frank Clemente, Executive Director, Americans for Tax Fairness

Wall Street is literally banking on our silence this year. One of the biggest offshore tax loopholes that rewards big corporations for stashing their profits in tax haven countries is about to get renewed. And if the big banks and General Electric get to decide, they’ll make sure you hear almost nothing about it — and do nothing, too. [...]

Thursday, March 6, 2014

WASHINGTON – Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF) and the Financial Accountability & Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition today released a letter signed by 37 organizations calling on members of the U.S. Senate to oppose a bill by Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) that would provide a tax holiday for a portion of U.S. corporate profits held offshore.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Credit Suisse is in a lot of trouble over tens of thousands of offshore bank accounts that helped wealthy Americans dodge their U.S. taxes. The bank’s CEO, Brady Dougan, told a U.S. Senate Subcommittee this week that bank management wasn’t aware of the sketchy practices used to manage these accounts. [...]

Thursday, February 13, 2014

By Jay Davis, Digital Director, Americans for Tax Fairness
On Tuesday of this week — February 11th — Americans for Tax Fairness joined our friends with the American Federation of Government Employees for AFGE’s Rally for Shared Prosperity, Not Austerity. Americans for Tax Fairness’ Executive Director Frank Clemente took the mic to talk about the role that a fair tax system plays in ensuring everyone can prosper in our country. Here’s what he had to say to the crowd: [...]